****Update: 12/29/2017 9 A.M.**** Necurs botnet operators continue to show unpredictability. Following the afternoon blog update yesterday they turned up the volume. It ended up being our highest volume day of the year originating from the massive botnet. We blocked 49,784,485 million ransomware messages destined to customers. […]
Mecklenburg County in North Carolina has no patience for cyberattacks. And they proved that when they recently refused to pay $23,000 in ransomware.
2017 was definitely not a quiet year when it came to cybercrime.
On this week’s episode, CSO’s Salted Hash security writer Steve Ragan talks with CSO’s Michael Nadeau to talk about things that keep IT administrators awake at night. Hint: Ransomware is not the only thing. The items in the episode were pitched to CSO by AppRiver. The data in the list was sourced from working security professionals, […]
Tis the season … and hackers are not taking a break. Already we are starting to see emails targeting online shoppers. Taking advantage of all those online sales also means waiting for and tracking your packages to make sure they arrive safe and sound on your doorstep. And that is exactly what hackers are counting […]